D.Smooth Captivates Coaches in ‘The Voice’ Early Release Clip
In an eagerly anticipated return to The Voice, contestant D.Smooth captivated both the audience and the coaches with an exhilarating performance during the playoffs. This is the singer’s first appearance since the Battle Rounds, due to his Team Kelly Playoff Pass.
D.Smooth Wows All Four Coaches
In a sneak peek video released by NBC, D Smooth’s rendition of Khalid’s “Location” left all four coaches thoroughly impressed. The soulful performance showcased D.Smooth’s vocal range and his ability to infuse his own unique style into the song. The audience erupted in applause as the final note resonated throughout the studio, setting the stage for the coaches to share their thoughts on the extraordinary performance.
Chance the Rapper was the first to express his enthusiasm, proclaiming the performance as “insane” and commending D.Smooth’s improvisational skills. Impressed by the artist’s microphone trickery, Blake Shelton humorously claimed he would incorporate it into his own performances. While also credits D.Smooth for the inspiration.
Niall Horan, beaming with admiration, expressed the uniqueness and unpredictability of D.Smooth’s performances. Recognizing the risk inherent in never delivering the same performance twice, Horan applauded the artist’s courage. He dubbed it D.Smooth’s best performance on the show thus far.
Clarkson, as D.Smooth’s coach, couldn’t contain her pride. She declared it her favorite performance from him, highlighting his ability to reinvent the song with each rendition. Impressed by D.Smooth’s artistry, Clarkson emphasized the rarity of such a talent. The immense applause from the audience mirrored her sentiment.
that’s magic by @Thereal_dsmooth ✨ MONDAY 8/7c on @nbc pic.twitter.com/o8MTY8cUbY— The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) May 5, 2023
He Faces Stiff Competition at The Playoffs
Following his outstanding comeback, D.Smooth now faces stiff competition during the playoffs. Alongside fellow Team Kelly members Holly Brand, Cait Martin, ALI, and Neil Salsich, he will strive to secure a place in the semi-finals.
As the episode unfolds, Clarkson will have the arduous task of selecting two contestants to advance. This will result in the remaining three bidding farewell to the competition. With D.Smooth’s dynamic cover of Khalid’s “Location” he has set himself up as a strong contender to be Clarkson’s pick.
With glowing reviews from all four coaches, D.Smooth’s future on the show looks promising. Fans eagerly await the upcoming episodes to witness the results of the playoffs and to see D.Smooth continue to captivate audiences with his extraordinary talent.